Well, Thursday night was prom night for RFHers. And, to take a look at the social media photos floating around out there is to know that the times sure have changed, starting with the prom look. The dresses. The hair. The after-prom events.Continue reading Retro RFH Prom Dress & Tradition
The 14th annual Basie Award nominations are in and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s (RFH) Tower Players have garnered 11.Continue reading RFH Wins 11 Basie Award Nominations
They’re creepy, kooky and what’s altogether ooky is that tickets for Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s (RFH) Addams Family spring musical, which opens on Friday, are selling like the surge of electricity that lights Uncle Fester’s mouth-held lightbulb.Continue reading Scene Around: RFH Show Time
A new superintendent has been called to the office at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH).
After more than a year-long search to replace retiring RFH Superintendent Peter Righi, Debra (Edelkraut) Gulick was unanimously approved as the new top administrator of the RFH District on Feb. 26, Board of Education President John Caruso said. Gulick will start her position at RFH on July 1, 2009, after Righi’s retirement takes hold at the end of the current school year.Continue reading Meet RFH’s New Superintendent
The following was originally posted in May of 2017. It is being re-run in honor of the RFH Daisy Chain girl who passed away recently — Daryl Cooper Ley. In high school social circles, it was considered a popularity status symbol to be chosen for the chain. Daryl wasn’t all too thrilled about it at the time. It had confirmed what her closest friends knew. That she was cool. It was often repeated to her. “I didn’t think so,” was always her answer. Sorry, Dar. We win. Got the last word. You were. RIP, Dar. You are remembered … in our hearts, souls and print, like it or not!
It was considered a privilege and honor. They were chosen from the junior class at RFH to serve as the debutante-like ushers for the graduating class. All dressed in white and supposedly gracefully toting a chain of daisies, the Daisy Chain girls were a fixture of high school finery at graduations in the 1970s.
The origins of the somewhat upper-crust tradition date back to the 1900s, but this Retro Pic of the Day was snapped in 1978.
No, it’s not the swim team.
This Retro Pic of the Day takes us back to a time at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) when taking a dip in the ocean at the chilliest of winter times was, well, very cool as a Polar Bear Club member. Yes, it was a club back then.
Five Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) State Championship football players have made their college choices official.
The athletes signed letters of intent on Thursday, sealing their college deals.
The athletes and their college choices are:
• Evan Davis — University at Buffalo
• Alex Maldjian — Middlebury College
• Ryan McCann — Yale University
• Ian O’Connor — Lehigh University
• Henry Sullivan — Colgate University
This is the first signing day of the school year for football. Additional commitments will be made in February.
— Press release from RFH
When it comes to RFH cheerleading, the spirit is still the same, but the look and sound of it all is a lot different from what went on down on the field decades ago.
Everyone’s falling for the summery fall in the Rumson-Fair Haven area lately. It makes an RFH student want to escape the classroom with a spring fever-like fervor.
Hundreds walked A Mourning Walk on Sunday to honor their loved ones who have passed. Rumson mom Dawn Tilton Massabni was one of them. So was her son, Georgie and a host of other Team Don’t Shock Me supporters who honored the memory of Maddy Massabni.
Maddy, a Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School graduate, lost her life at 19 to the ramifications of toxic shock syndrome. That was Dawn’s particular cause. There were many messages to be heard in the mourning of the many others as well.
Those Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) grads are at it again …
This time it’s reunion time for the RFH Class of ’73 — the 45th reunion. Classmates are set to reunite and party the night(s) away, starting Friday.